Basil Hall Chamberlain (October 18, 1850 – February 15, 1935) was a professor of Japanese at Tokyo Imperial University and one of the foremost British Japanologists active in Japan during the late 19th century. The most famous works of Basil Hall Chamberlain are translation of the “Kojiki” (1882), “A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese” (1888), “Things Japanese” (1890), and “A Practical Guide to the Study of Japanese Writing” (1905).
“The Silly Jelly-Fish” is a fairy tale told in English by Basil Hall Chamberlain. It is a story of old Japanese folklore. The Kind of the Dragons and his young Queen Dragonette just sixteen years old were happy together very much. But one day the Queen fell ill, and no-one doctor couldn't find the medicine. Will be able someone find it? And how could Jelly-Fish help? Let's read and enjoy the magic fairy tale and beautiful pictures!